Penobscot Nation Higher Education Committee

The purpose of this committee is to assist all eligible members of the Penobscot Nation in obtaining a vocational, post-secondary, or graduate education through the provision of financial assistance to the participating tribal member. Committee members serve 2 year terms and are appointed by Tribal Council.

Carole Bear Binette

Naomi Neptune

Edwina Mitchell

Andrew Dana

Education Department Update:

During the shut-down the Education and Career Services Department will respond to all calls and emails remotely.  The computer lab and library will remain closed until the shut-down in no longer in effect.  Check requests, applications and other payments will continue to be processed.  Please reach out if you have any questions.

We are sending applications out electronically for the 2021-2022 academic year. If you would like to receive one, email Candi at or Carlene at

If you have trouble accessing the documents, please reach out to us.

Please remember to include with your application:

  • unofficial transcript (if you are a returning student)
  • acceptance letter (if you are a new student)
  • semester schedule showing credit hours

Applications can be emailed to us or returned by mail to:

12 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island Me 04468

Please reach out to us with any questions.

Candi Ewer 207.817.7348,

Carlene Miller 207.817.7345,